March 29, 2018 RSS feed / News

Cat killed by coyote off East Shore

Evidenced by a domesticated cat found dead in the front lawn of a Wright Lane home about three weeks ago, warmer weather is bringing coyotes out of their dens, according to Ed Mello, police chief.  More...

Solar initiative launched

During last Thursday’s open house on sustainability, municipal leaders joined their new partners for the launch of Solarize Jamestown, a community-based outreach campaign to increase small-scale solar electricity. More...

SUCCESSFUL OPERATION

Paul Smith, 3, uses a dustpan and broom to sweep scraps as volunteers cleaned the church following their work. More...

WHERE IN THE WORLD?

Jamestowners Roberta Fagan, Larry Goss, Dan Lilly, Jean Lilly and J.B. Lilly took The Jamestown Press to the Dominican Republic home of former residents Catherine Najri, Alec Schmidt and Ethan Schmidt. More...

Historians looking for old photos of Rhode Island for publication

Do you have old pictures of Jamestown? More...

Reed sponsoring bill for federal red flag law

Would take guns from individuals deemed unsafe

In an effort to disarm dangerous people, U.S. Sen. Jack Reed is teaming with Florida lawmakers to introduce the Extreme Risk Protection Order and Violence Prevention Act. More...

Euer bill guarantees contraception

Jamestown’s state senator has introduced legislation that would require health insurance plans to provide coverage for a 12-month supply of birth control for policy holders, spouses and dependents.  More...

Town beach stickers on sale

For residents who want to enjoy the town’s popular seaside sites without paying higher fees, beach stickers will be available starting Tuesday.  The passes, which cost $15 each, are available at the recreation center, 41 Conanicus Ave., du More...

Town sustainability project pushes forward, seeks input

Jamestown is an enchanting coastal town with beautiful homes, historic parks and picturesque vistas. How can its residents make sure it will be taken care of in the future?  The answer lies in sustainability.  More...

THE WIDE WORLD OF SPORTS

East Shore Road’s Jake McNeil, right, was a team leader and center for the Newport Whalers squirt team, above, which won the Southern New Hockey Conference championship earlier this month at Th More...

Arts center seeks exhibitors for ’20

Housed in a 5,000-square-foot former boat repair shop, the gallery space at the Jamestown Arts Center — with its soaring ceilings that lends itself to a variety of exhibits — is one of the most unique places to experience art and design i More...

Scholarships available from three groups

Applications are now available for the Elizabeth Stone Fund Scholarship, a one-time award for expenses associated with freshman year at an accredited four-year institution of higher learning. More...

Town mulling EMS barn options

With rescue workers now under the same roof as firefighters, the town is mulling its options for the vacant lot downtown.  More...

MUSIC FOR MONEY

Bagpipers serenaded a crowd earlier this month at Narragansett Cafe during a fundraiser for Milt Javery, a Jamestown volunteer firefighter who is battling cancer.   More...

WHERE IN THE WORLD?

North Main Road’s Carol Crafts took The Jamestown Press to visit her son in St. John. The U.S. Virgin Island, which is about 4 miles east of St. More...

N.Y. Yacht Club brands America’s Cup boat

The New York Yacht Club will compete under the name American Magic in its challenge for the 36th America’s Cup in New Zealand in 2021.  More...

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